ASUS FX502 vs ASUS FX503 – what are the differences?
Recently, the notebook ASUS FX503 hit the shelves and it features some upgrades compared to its predecessor – the FX502. In this article, we would like to acquaint you with the major differences between the two laptops.
First off, let’s take a look under the hood. Both notebooks come with up to 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU which provides powerful performance and takes 7th place in our CPU Ranking. As for the graphics card, both FX502 and FX503 offer a decent variety of options – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 3GB/6GB GDDR5 VRAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2GB/4GB GDDR5 VRAM. One of the major differences is that FX502 comes with up to 24GB of RAM (8GB soldered + one RAM slot) and up to 1000GB SSD + up to 1000GB HDD vs up to 32GB (2x 16GB) of RAM and up to 1000GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD in its successor.
In terms of display options, whichever one you go for, you will be able to choose between a 15.6-inch TN panel with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and a 15.6-inch IPS one again with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution. The two devices have the same thickness of 24 mm, however the lighter one is FX502 – 2.20 kg. There is also no difference in the battery capacity – 64Wh for both of them. As for the connectivity options, they are almost identical and we should note that the two laptops lack a USB Type-C. And finally – the FX503 features a more aggressive and sleek design compared to the previous model but this doesn’t come as a surprise to no one.
|Display||15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN||15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS|
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0||Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2×2), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Battery||64Wh, Li-Ion, 4-cell||64Wh, Li-Ion, 4-cell|
|Weight||2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)||2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)|
All ASUS FX502 configurations
All ASUS FX503 configurations
- Intel Core i5-7300HQ
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
- 16GB RAM
- 1000GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
- Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5)
- 32GB RAM
- 1000GB SSD + 2000GB HDD